Clay pipe bowl age?

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I read that you could date clay pipes by the hole diameter. This one is 1.5mm or 4/64ths so by that measure it would appear to date 1750 - 1800, or is it maybe less old?
https://www.nps.gov/archeology/afori/howfig_mar4.htm
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It`s Victorian to very early 1900`s .
You can always tell the age of Clay pipes by the Angle of the bowl.
The older the Pipe bowl ,the more obtuse the angle of the bowl on the stem is and the smaller the bowl is. That one of yours is virtually 90deg and has a large bowl which would put it in the end era of the Clay Pipes being Victorian to Very early 1900`s.
If you look at the Pipe bowl from the 1550`s I put up you`ll see how laid back the bowl is and how small the bowl is.
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Bors wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 7:35 pm You can always tell the age of Clay pipes by the Angle of the bowl.
The bowl is at 60 degrees and there is a bit of the rim remaining.
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